Tuesday, January 3, 2012

An Industrial Slum at the Heart of Mumbai - GeoEye is Elevating Insight in The New York Times Article

Dharavi may no longer be Asia's — or even Mumbai's — biggest slum, but it is still its most iconic. By some estimates, the slum is home to one million people in an area about two-thirds of Manhattan's Central Park. Land that once was on the outskirts of Mumbai has now been swallowed by the city and has been subject to multiple rehabilitation attempts since the 1970s...

Sources: Partners for Urban Knowledge Action and Research, PUKAR; Dharavi.org; Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture and Environment, KRVIA; Government of Maharashtra; Satellite Imagery by GeoEye

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